PDC Bulletin: A quarterly update from the ARLIS/NA Professional Development Committee
The PDC Bulletin is compiled by the Professional Development Committee (PDC) to spread the word about professional development resources and opportunities for art information professionals. Your input is welcome. If you have something to share, please contact the committee.
PDC Bulletin, April 2018
New in the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal:
- Four excellent sessions from the annual conference in New York City are now available in the ARLIS/NA Learning Portal. The following link leads you to the Learning Portal event for all four sessions: https://www.pathlms.
com/arlisna/events/1063. You can also link directly to each session:
- Born-digital and Other E-journals in Art History: Crossing Boundaries Among Art Historians, Editors, and Librarians
- Finding a Better Balance: Personal and Institutional Solutions to the Contemporary Work/Life Crisis in Libraries, Archives, and Museums
- Thinking Outside the (Library) Box: Using Your Librarian Skills for the Public Good
- Common Ground: Provenance Research Agendas in Libraries, Archives and Museums
CFPs and Forum Application:
- Midwest Popular Culture Association, Art History and Visual Culture Area, Indianapolis, Indiana, Oct. 4-7. Proposals due Apr. 30.
- 8th International Conference of Art Libraries, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Oct. 4-5. Proposals due May 1.
- ACRL 2019, Cleveland, Ohio, April 10-13. Proposals due May 4.
- Digital Library Federation, Las Vegas, Nevada, Oct. 15-17. Proposals due May 7.
- Library Assessment Conference: Building Effective, Sustainable, Practical Assessment, Houston, Texas, Dec. 5-7. Proposals due May 7.
- Forum on Minority Recruitment and Retention in the LIS Field, made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Hampton University, Hampton, Virginia, Aug. 1-2. Application due May 7.
- Library Juice Press has two chapter proposal calls: Special Collections as Sites of Contestation, due June 1, and Deconstructing Service in Libraries: Intersections of Identities and Expectations, due July 15.
- "The Afterlife of Sculptures: Posthumous Casts in Scholarship, the Market, and the Law," hosted by the Catalogue Raisonné Scholars Association and taking place at the Dedalus Foundation, New York, May 1-2.
- Library Association of the City University of New York (LACUNY) Institute, "Librarianship in Challenging Times: Advocating for Intellectual Freedom, Democracy, and Equity," John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, New York, May 11.
- "Is This Permanence: Preservation of Born-digital Artists' Archives," Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Connecticut, May 11.
- Special Libraries Association, Baltimore, Maryland, June 9-13.
- State University of New York Library Association Annual Conference, "Throw Open Our Doors: Academic Librarians Open to New Experiences, Opinions, and Viewpoints," Finger Lakes Community College, Canandaigua, New York, June 13-15.
- American Library Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 21-26.
The PDC Bulletin is compiled by the Professional Development Committee to spread the word about professional development resources and opportunities for art information professionals. We welcome your input! If you have something to share, please contact us.
Karen Stafford (Chair), Ian McDermott (Learning Portal Coordinator), Meredith Hale, Olivia Miller, Danielle Reay, Anne Trenholme, Stephanie Grimm (Education Chair), and Megan Lotts (Mentoring Chair)